Meditation for Mental Health? Read This First

Most people think dealing with mental health issues has only two options: medication and talk therapy. What people often don’t realize though is that there are now stacks of literature proving that meditation can help with mental health. Everything from depression to anxiety, bipolar to BPD, addiction to OCD and more. In this article, I will share some of the literature and studies on how meditation can help with mental…

6 Ways to Use Mindfulness for Managing Emotions at Work

Sure, mindfulness is easy in meditation, but how can we use mindfulness for managing emotions at work?! I get it. We’ve all been there. The boss isn’t pleased with your work. Or maybe a coworker is trying to pass their work off onto you. Or maybe you just see someone wearing the same outfit as the one you just bought yesterday. Suddenly, our heart rates go up. Muscles tense up.…

How Can Meditation Benefit You? 8 Powerful Reasons

Have you ever noticed how in life, all pleasurable experiences are temporary? Have you ever noticed the futile effort we make to prolong happy experiences, and yet they are always followed by more longing and craving for those same good times? This may be why meditation is making a comeback. So just what are the benefits to meditation? It seems we spend our whole lives seeking pleasure and avoiding pain…

Path to Peace Should You Meditate If You Are Feeling Poorly?

Many people wonder if they should meditate even when they really don't want to. Others wonder if it's better or worse to meditate when sick. And some may even feel worse after meditation and wonder if this ancient spiritual practice just isn't for them at all. In this podcast episode, I dive into the debate about whether we should force ourselves to meditate no matter what, or if we should…

My Job is Making Me Unhappy, Should I Quit My Job?

Right now in the U.S., half of all employees are considering quitting their job.  That's a lot of people unhappy with their work. The question is, will quitting this job and finding a new job make them happier? Or, will they be as miserable or more miserable at their next job?To find out, Todd goes through a few questions we each need to ask ourselves before making any huge life…

Hate Meditation & Want to Know the Alternatives?

For many people in the West, just the idea of meditating is a major source of stress. People will try doing just about anything before trying "not doing," aka meditating. Many people will say walking or swimming or dancing is their meditation. So is that really meditating? Is that equally beneficial as meditation?In this podcast, Todd Perelmuter explores alternatives to meditation, the differences between meditation and meditative activities, and the…

Am I Meditating? What Does a Meditative State Feel Like?

Ever wondered if you're actually meditating while you're meditating? Ever wondered what a meditative state is like? Then tune in. In this podcast, Todd Perelmuter  talks about the key differences between a meditator's mind and a normal person's mind. You'll hear all the benefits a highly focused, meditative state can bring, and how to get it. Path to Peace with Todd Perelmuter Newsletter

Can Meditation Help Me Sleep Better? Can It Replace Sleep?

When we think of health, we often just think of diet and exercise.  But, as important as what we eat and how much we move is sleep. We live in a world right now where not sleeping is almost seen as a badge of honor. Unfortunately, that badge of honor comes with higher rates of obesity, Alzheimer's disease, and so many other brain and body problems.In this podcast, Todd responds…

Is It Compulsory to Sit Cross-Legged For Meditation?

Should I sit up straight on the floor? Can I use a chair? Can I lie in bed? Do I have to be super rigid and strict or is it ok to do it on the couch? These are some of the many questions that come up when starting out in meditation. Here, Todd Perelmuter shares his tips for starting out, the best postures, what not to do, and how…

Can This Secretive Ashram Be the Best Spiritual Ashram in India?

This is the story of Todd's first experience in an ashram in India. Invited by his friend's family who has a house there, they got permission from the guru himself that I could come and stay there – something not usually done for outsiders.What Todd found was beyond his wildest imagination. At this ashram – supposedly the largest one in India – devoted followers, a beloved leader, and an intoxicating…